2014 Watermelon Field Day at Edisto Research and Education Center

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Aaron Wood, 803-734-2182, awood@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 26, 2014 COLUMBIA, SC- The South Carolina Watermelon Board invites growers statewide to attend the 2014 Watermelon Field Day, Thursday, July 10 at the Edisto Research & Education Center (REC), 64 Research  Road, Blackville, SC. Educational sessions will cover SC Watermelon Board… read more ›
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Weekly Fruit & Vegetable Newsletter: June 26, 2014

South Carolina Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Report is published weekly except Thanksgiving and Christmas by the SC Dept. of Agriculture, Hugh Weathers, Commissioner. Published by the Market News Division, 117 Ballard Court, West Columbia, SC 29172 in Cooperation with USDA-AMS Fruit & Vegetable Division. Click here to download the “Weekly Fruit & Vegetable Newsletter for June 26, 2014" read more ›
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Family Fun Day

Every week Commissioner Hugh Weathers answers questions about what’s going on with agriculture in our state with The Southern Farm Network. Check back each week to hear the latest news, or you can listen to past interviews here.   Download Podcast read more ›
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REVISED State Farmers Market Event Provides Fun for the Entire Family

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Aaron Wood, 803‐734‐2210, awood@scda.sc.gov State Farmers Market Event Provides Fun for the Entire Family COLUMBIA, S.C. – Are you looking for a great family activity this summer? Come out to the Market Pavilion at the State Farmers Market for Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 28 from 10 a.m. until 6… read more ›
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SC Chef Ambassador Program

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Aaron Wood, 803-734-2182, awood@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 24, 2014 Columbia, SC - Governor Nikki Haley recently joined South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers and South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism (SCPRT) Director Duane Parrish to introduce the South Carolina Chef Ambassador Program. Each year, a Chef Ambassador… read more ›
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